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PBS
Jan 24, 2013 2:30pm PST
book, the focus is on polaroid's founder, edward land. he left a lasting impression. even steve jobs drew inspiration from his invention. >> just a touch a button and it has to the picture. >> it was miraculous. you watched the picture come out in front of you while it process itself. it is still very strange. when i should these things, they think it is the world's best party trick. it got into people's heads in an extraordinary way. i'm the author of "the story of polaroid." edward land is the founder of polaroid and the founder of this photography. he is a drop out of harvard. he had attention which turned out to have lots of application. andsight's, gunsights, after 50 years they moved into instant photography. this blossomed in the 50's and sixties and exploded in popularity in the 1970's. people were shooting a billion polaroid pictures a year. >> we are still a long way of the realization of a concept of a camera that would be like a telephone. something that you could use all the long. >> he was a larger-than-life character. he had happened -- he had a habit of turning the sh
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
-rights supporters were insulted by opponents. steve rosenberg reports from moscow. >> ahead of the debate inside the russian parliament, there was drama outside on the street. gay-rights activists. police detained 20 people. later, military police turned their attention to the controversial bill. pass the first hearing by a huge margin. it will prohibit the spread of homosexual propaganda in the wording which presence of children. it would mean across russia public events promoting gay rights could be broken up and the organizers find -- fined. >> we see open propaganda that harms. young people will decide on their own how to live in the future and what orientation to choose. >> this draft bill sends a bad signal to society of repression and limitation of civil rights guaranteed by the constitution of the russian federation. >> several russian cities have already passed similar local laws. the move to legislate on the federal level enjoys popular support. surveys showed 2/3 of the russian public find homosexuality morally unacceptable. the bill has been criticized by human-rights groups, includi
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:30pm PST
analysts are saying the era of innovation at apple is over now that steve jobs is gone. what do you think? >> well, i think the era of steve jobs is over, and may he rest in peace. he was a wonderful -- he was a design-focused dictator, and i think that when he came out with the iphone in 2007, there was nothing like it, and but then he became about conformity to that standard and control of the marketplace around it. and i think there's more opportunity now for apple to be innovative than ever before in its history. i think the ipad mini is proof of that. that they can break boundaries and they can go beyond what they know how to do. the question is, will they? they still have a lot of really great designeers and really gret product people there. we'll have to wait and see. >> i want to talk just real quickly about another high-tech giant that was in the news this week. google recently beat an antitrust. what was that all about? does it still face other antitrust suits? >> google has been through the ringer when it comes to dealing with the feds both in america and abroad. antitrust is a
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 3:00pm PST
for this next team. >> brown: what do you think? >> i would agree, i would agree with what steve said. in terms of the middle east, however, i would say this. we'll have one more chance. i believe that. one more chance to make an effort to break through between the israelis and the palestinians but if we can only do it if we're engaged and we have all of the major parties in the world engaged in our side and then if there is an agreement perhaps detach this signing of the agreement, the conclusion of the agreement from its implementation that by gaining times for the parties and both sides-- palestinians and israelis-- to deal with their own internal dissidents. >> brown: it doesn't otherwise feel like there's another chance but you think there is? >> well, if there isn't then it's the end of the road for peace and the prospects both for the israelis and the palestinians are extremely grim. >> brown: all right, well, that's a bad note to end on, i guess, but we'll look for the next four years. zbigniew brzezinski, stephen hadley, thank you both very much. >> ifill: and we return to the decision
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